New Adult Fiction Standing Order

December 9, 2011

December 9, 2011
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
K through O authors
 
Victims: An Alex Delaware Novel
Kellerman, Jonathan
When a killer who rivals Jack the Ripper cuts a bloody swath through the city, LAPD detective Milo Sturgis needs Alex Delaware’s help in catching this homicidal maniac–a disturbing case that sends Alex back into the secretive world of mental health treatment where he discovers an unholy alliance between the mad and the monstrous.
 
The Flight of Gemma Hardy
Livesey, Margot
Overcoming a life of hardship and loneliness, Gemma Hardy, a brilliant and determined young woman, accepts a position as an au pair on the remote Orkney Islands where she faces her biggest challenge yet.
 
Dead Low Tide
Lott, Bret
A sequel toThe Hunt Clubfinds an adult Huger Dillard struggling to come to terms with his community and his past when his father and he stumble on the body of a murdered woman whose demise is linked to secret military forces, shadowy global networks and lost loves.
 
Trail of the Spellmans
Lutz, Lisa
Struggling with wacky family activities, secrets and feuds, private investigator Isabel Spellman avoids Henry Stone by spending time drinking with his mother and tackling eccentric cases that seem suspiciously pointless. By the award-winning author of Heads You Lose.
 
Aces High
Martin, George R. R. / Wild Cards Trust
Nine science fiction writers–including Roger Zelazny, Victor Milan and George R.R. Martin–continue the story of an alternate Earth, devastated by a plague, as the Aces and Jokers join forces to battle a new enemy, the abominable, deadly Swarm.
 
The Retribution
McDermid, Val
Clinical psychologist Tony Hill and detective Carol Jordan struggle to recapture celebrity sociopath Jack Vance, who has broken out of prison with the intention of exacting violent revenge.
 
Knit One Pearl One: A Beach Street Knitting Society Novel
McNeil, Gil
Jo MacKenzie yearns for some quiet time alone as she tries to manage three rambunctious children, a busy new shop and cafe, a fledgling romance and the antics of her friends and family.
 
The Chalk Girl
O’Connell, Carol
Returning to the Special Crimes Unit after a lost three months, Kathy Mallory investigates the Central Park killing of a man whose body was discovered near his young niece, a case Kathy subsequently links to a chilling series of murders stretching back 15 years. By the best-selling author of Bone by Bone.
 
The odds: a love story
O’Nan, Stewart
Struggling with job losses, the imminent foreclosure of their home and a floundering marriage, Art and Marion Fowler liquidate their savings and reserve the bridal suite at a ritzy Niagara Falls casino, where they make high-risk roulette wheel bets in the hopes of fixing their finances. By the author of Last Night at the Lobster.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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